SYNONYMSARNICA ABSOLUTE, ARNICA EXTRACT, ARNICA FLOWER EXTRACT, ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT, ARNICA MONTANA EXTRACT, ARNICA MONTANA, EXT., ARNICA RESINOID (ARNICA MONTANA), EXTRACT OF ARNICA, and EXTRACT OF ARNICA MONTANA
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Extract of the dried flowers of the arnica plant, Arcnica montana.
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MODERATEAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|facial cleanser||28 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||26 products|
|body wash/cleanser||20 products|
|muscle/joint soreness||20 products|
|around-eye cream||15 products|
|body firming lotion||13 products|
|serums & essences||12 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||12 products|
|liquid hand soap||8 products|
|recreational sunscreen||7 products|
|hair treatment/serum||6 products|
|body oil||5 products|
|baby shampoo||5 products|
|styling gel/lotion||4 products|
|setting powder/spray||3 products|
|baby lotion||3 products|
|hand cream||3 products|
|baby soap||3 products|
|daily use with SPF||3 products|
|diaper cream||2 products|
|baby sunscreen||2 products|
|after shave||2 products|
|damaged skin treatment||2 products|
|shaving cream||2 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|beard cleanser||1 products|
|baby bubble bath||1 products|
|hair styling aide||1 products|
|styling mousse/foam||1 products|
|after sun product||1 products|
|bubble bath||1 products|
|makeup remover||1 products|
|Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidence||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|Insufficient data to determine safety||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|145 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Food Additive Status|
- CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
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